1. New UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic: 'Cleveland, We Got a Champion, Baby!'

    Ohio native Stipe Miocic dethroned UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198 on Saturday night in Brazil to claim the title...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 7 months ago 191,238 reads 170 comments

  2. UFC 198: Cyborg Justino Slays Leslie Smith, but Leaves Octagon Future in Doubt

    The most dangerous fighter in women’s MMA announced her presence with authority Saturday. Then, moments later, she seemed to downplay her own future inside the Octagon...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 69,463 reads 107 comments

  3. Cris Cyborg Defeats Leslie Smith with Vicious 1st-Round TKO in UFC Debut

    It took Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino just one minute, 20 seconds to collect her first UFC victory. She landed 29 of 42 strikes and dispatched Leslie Smith with a brutal first-round TKO at their UFC 198 matchup in Curitiba, Brazil, Saturday night...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 7 months ago 73,498 reads 17 comments

  4. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Brutalizes Patrick Cummins in 1st Round at UFC 198

    A raucous Curitiba crowd had plenty to cheer about when Antonio Rogerio Nogueira clobbered Patrick Cummins in the first round. Nogueira picked up his first win since 2013 with his first-round TKO showing...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 7 months ago 26,062 reads 11 comments

  5. UFC 198: Can Fabricio Werdum Reverse the Curse of the UFC Heavyweight Title?

    Prior to 2012, it’s doubtful many people expected Fabricio Werdum to wind up here. Just a couple months shy of his 39th birthday, Werdum sits atop the UFC's heavyweight mountain...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 23,277 reads 27 comments

  6. UFC 198: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    The UFC is in Curitiba, Brazil, for UFC 198 on Saturday and put together a stacked card for the occasion. For the most part, the event follows the standard "Brazil vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 34,165 reads 25 comments

  7. UFC 198 Weigh-In Results: Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic Fight Card

    UFC 198 became more official Friday afternoon after the 24 athletes each stepped on the scale. The main event features UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum defending his title against Stipe Miocic ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 7 months ago 2,402 reads 13 comments

  8. UFC 198 a Microcosm of Aging Brazilian MMA

    On paper, Saturday's UFC 198 card is a triumph. It's the UFC's first stadium show in Brazil, and it's the promotion's inaugural card in Curitiba, a city with deep roots in MMA ...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 7 months ago 29,921 reads 23 comments

  9. Cyborg vs. Leslie Smith: Career Stats, Highlights for Both Before UFC 198

    After years of rumors and speculation, Cris Cyborg makes her long-awaited, much-anticipated UFC debut on Saturday at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil, against Leslie Smith in a 140-pound catchweight matchup...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 months ago 5,056 reads 17 comments

  10. UFC 198 Odds Preview: Werdum, Souza, Cyborg Betting Favorites for Brazil Card

    Second-ranked heavyweight contender Stipe Miocic (14-2) will try to take advantage of an opportunity to win the championship belt this Saturday at UFC 198 in Brazil that was created ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 7 months ago 627 reads 0 comments

  11. The Complete Guide to UFC 198: Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic

    On Saturday night, May 14, at UFC 198 , the promotion makes its first trip to Curitiba, Brazil, the eighth-largest city, with a stacked card featuring the cream of its Brazilian stars...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 7 months ago 18,207 reads 57 comments

  12. Cris Cyborg: Everything You Need to Know About the Scariest Woman in MMA

    The UFC is home to a number of amazing athletes, but few have captured fans' imaginations in any serious way...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 259,864 reads 92 comments

  13. UFC Fight Night 87 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC 198

    UFC Fight Night 87 is in the books! The results are as follows: Alistair Overeem defeats Andrei Arlovski by TKO at 1:12 of the second round Stefan Struve defeats Antonio Silva ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 17,756 reads 41 comments

  14. Anderson Silva's Championship Record Is About to Fall as Mouse Nears GOAT Status

    Henry Cejudo has an idea. It’s an idea Cejudo came by honestly, after spending just shy of three minutes in the Octagon with Demetrious Johnson on Saturday at UFC 197 ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 28,323 reads 132 comments

  15. UFC 197 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    He's back. Jon Jones returned at UFC 197 in dominant fashion against Ovince Saint Preux. The lopsided decision victory netted him the interim UFC light heavyweight championship, but that is a consolation prize to just being back inside the cage...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 7 months ago 15,111 reads 15 comments

  16. UFC 197: Yair Rodriguez Everything Fans Love About MMA and Then Some

    LAS VEGAS — The night of UFC 197 was supposed to belong to Jon Jones — the greatest of all time who was returning after 15 months away from the cage — and Demetrious ...

    Jeremy Los Written by Jeremy Los about 7 months ago 8,794 reads 20 comments

  17. UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic Early Full Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 197 was a card showcasing the hottest young names in MMA . UFC 198 , on the other hand, is likely to be a last hurrah for a number of old favorites...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 33,879 reads 85 comments

  18. UFC 197 Technical Recap: What We Learned from the Main Card

    Saturday's UFC 197 card in Las Vegas is in the books, and we have a new interim light heavyweight champion...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 7 months ago 21,300 reads 32 comments

  19. UFC 197: As Jon Jones Scuffles, Demetrious Johnson Plants His Flag as No. 1 P4P

    For one fleeting moment Saturday at UFC 197 , it looked like Henry Cejudo might have something for Demetrious Johnson . It occurred with one minute, 25 seconds gone in their co-main event bout for Johnson’s flyweight title...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 26,856 reads 84 comments

  20. Jon Jones Dominates Despite Ring Rust, Signaling Real Trouble for Daniel Cormier

    Extreme talent is, in a way, a curse; a crushing weight of expectation that follows you around in every moment, through every circumstance. It's a phenomenon Jon Jones knows well...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 7 months ago 112,210 reads 201 comments

  21. Jon Jones Is Back, but Not Necessarily Better Than Ever, After UFC 197 Win

    Jon Jones was a terrifying man before he was stripped of the UFC light heavyweight title. From a quantitative perspective, he was one of the best in the history of the sport, ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 476 reads 0 comments

  22. Jones vs. Saint Preux Results: Winner and Reaction from UFC 197

    UFC 197 made it official: Jon Jones is back. The former light heavyweight champion successfully returned after more than a year away from the Octagon with a unanimous-decision win over Ovince Saint Preux in Saturday's main event in Las Vegas...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 7 months ago 65,606 reads 46 comments

  23. UFC 197 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Jones vs. Saint Preux

    No need to dance around the elephant in the room here. UFC 197 is the event that saw Jon Jones return to the MMA cage...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 66,980 reads 97 comments

  24. UFC 197 Results: Demetrious Johnson Demolishes Henry Cejudo with Knees to Retain

    The UFC flyweight champion of the world, No. 1-ranked Demetrious Johnson (24-2-1), continued to lay claim to being the pound-for-pound best fighter on planet Earth with a stunning TKO performance against No...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 7 months ago 702 reads 0 comments

  25. Demetrious Johnson vs. Henry Cejudo Results: Winner and Reaction from UFC 197

    Another Demetrious Johnson fight, another promising contender in the flyweight division turned away. Mighty Mouse used the co-main event at UFC 197 on Saturday to defend his UFC flyweight title against Henry Cejudo via first-round TKO...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 7 months ago 22,883 reads 58 comments